The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
Mike Rowe
All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe -- short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.
Episode 183: Play That Funky Music White Boy
Why do people go to such extraordinary lengths to change the way they look? What’s the best piece of music ever written? And why is Mike worried about getting cancelled and sued for the conversation you’re about to hear? There’s only one way to find out…
Jan 19
51 min
Episode 182: Mother Knows Best
After reading chapter 5 of his bestselling book, Mike surprises his two-time bestselling mother with a phone call, on which they discuss the perils of prevarication, the joys of growing up Rowe, (on a budget,) and Peggy Rowe’s unsolicited review of Mike’s new show, Six Degrees with Mike Rowe, which she may or may not have actually watched.
Jan 12
42 min
Episode 181: Off by Roughly Two Trillion
After reading chapter four of his book, Mike and Chuck discuss the real reason that so many Americans no longer believe people who sound certain - including journalists, politicians, scientists, doctors, professors, and yes… even narrators.
Jan 5
39 min
Episode 180: Mike Rowe is Nothing but a Sellout
After Mike shares chapter three of his book he gives a spirited defense of the critical art of salesmanship, during which Chuck accuses him of being a sellout, and the two navigate the precarious world of commercial television vs commercials.
Dec 15, 2020
51 min
Episode 179: A Shot in the Dark
After listening to chapter two of the best-selling book, The Way I Heard It, Mike and Chuck discuss three catastrophes and the role booze played in each of them, the joys of sharing shots with famous people, why Mike is NOT hosting one of the longest running TV shows in America, and the perils of primetime pixelated vomit.
Dec 8, 2020
43 min
Episode 178: Be Wary of All Earnestness
After reading the first chapter of his best-selling book, Mike has a candid, conversation with his producer, Chuck, about the origins of this podcast, the impact of singing old songs with old veterans, and his personal aversion to all things “earnest.”
Dec 1, 2020
51 min
Episode 177: It's Thanksgiving!  What the Chuck?!
Mike sits down with his producer Chuck for a candid conversation about the future of The Way I Heard it.  Whiskey is sipped, decisions are made, life goes on.
Nov 26, 2020
15 min
Episode 176: The Trouble With 159
Mike takes a deep dive into episode 159 and the controversy surrounding a quote that was challenged by Billy Martin Jr., son of the late great baseball manager, Billy Martin. SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet heard episode 159 this episode will spoil it for you.
Nov 10, 2020
16 min
Episode 175: His Brother's Keeper
A spooky tale of an ordained minister and a demonic possession.
Oct 27, 2020
14 min
Episode 174: Once Upon a Time in the Wild Wild West
Bill waited until the crowd had gathered on his property... and then he shot them all.
Oct 20, 2020
8 min
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